Collector’s Corner

Collector’s Corner is home to some of the sale’s most exciting offerings. Here is where you’ll find rare and antiquarian books, first editions, collectible vinyl records, artwork, ephemera, toys, and games — including video games. Many of our offerings are under $10!

 

We’re busy gearing up for the Fall 2017 Sale

It’s right around the corner. Here’s a list of our hours for this sale, along with our discount schedule.
 
The doors open at 8 AM on October 7th. Can’t wait that long? Get a sneak peek at a few highlights of what we’ll have available this sale here (antique maps, books of historical interest, and some wonderful genre books). We’ll be updating the highlight page regularly, so check back often. You’ll find even more books at our FaceBook page and Twitter feed.

THE LIST IS LIVE!


The comprehensive, searchable list you all love so dearly is now up. You can make up a wish list to bring with you when you come to the sale.

Our books have great stories -- in more ways than one! Learn the story behind an 18th-century manual for the bombardment of Hungarian castles and a 19th-century pamphlet claiming to lay bare the true-crime story of a cold-blooded female serial killer here. Our books have great stories — in more ways than one!
Learn the story behind an 18th-century instruction manual for castle bombardment and a 19th-century pamphlet claiming to lay bare the true-crime story of a cold-blooded female serial killer here.
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Where does the money go? Where does the money go?
At each sale we sell hundreds of thousands of books and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Where does the money go? See how the Friends distribute the funds raised to local libraries and community programs.
What happens to the books that don't sell? What happens to the books that don’t sell?
The books on the shelves for each book sale come from the previous six months’ worth of donations: every sale starts from scratch. What happens to the books that don’t sell? They, too, find their way into the hands of readers. Find out how!
How do we price the books in Collector's Corner? How do we price the books in Collector’s Corner?
See a brief description of our methods and a list of some of the experts we’ve consulted on our books.

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Last updated: September 21, 2017 at 9:44 am